Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Good Reads and Information

Here's why it costs so much to eat foods that are good for us.

The Upside of Depression. The condition is so prevalent that its evolutionary benefit must outweigh the dysfunction, or at least that was so sometime in our history. (via Metafilter)

The ScienceBlogs Pi Day Bake-Off received 35 pie entries, which have been narrowed down to ten finalists. Not only are these "pi pies" decorated in a mathematically clever way, they look scrumptious!

The hardest logic puzzle ever. Here's a hint. (via Neatorama)

Top 10 Anti-Gay Activists Caught Being Gay. We don't care about your sex life, it's the hypocrisy that puts you in the spotlight. (via Gorilla Mask)

For years, Viacom paid some people to upload its entertainment material to YouTube and paid other people to get it taken down for copyright violation. This behavior might jeopardize Viacom's lawsuit against YouTube.

How to make potato chips in a microwave. Or if you are British, you can make potato crisps.

What do zombies mean? Maybe the fear of an out-of-control world, a metaphor for the oppressor-of-the-day, or maybe we just like to be scared by gross things.

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